InspirEd Hacks is a nationwide initiative organized by the student-for-student nonprofit, Mission InspirEd, challenging students ages 12-18 to synthesize their creativity and coding experience into a product beneficial to the educational community.

Find out more on our website!

Schedule (PDT):

(6/01) Registration for hackathon opens

(6/25) Hackathon starts

  • 10 AM Opening Ceremony 

  • 11 AM Submissions open

(6/26) Workshops (subject to change)

  • 10 AM Data Science

  • 11 AM Machine Learning

  • 12 PM Lunch

  • 1 PM Blockchains

  • 2 PM Virtual + Augmented Reality

  • 3 PM Intro to Python

  • 4 PM Edu-tech

  • 5 PM Game Design

  • 6 PM Surprise from our sponsors!

(6/27) Hackathon ends

  • 6 PM Submissions close

  • 7 PM Closing Ceremony


1. To register:

2. What to submit:

  • Create a program that addresses the theme: “Empowering Communities through Education,” and save your work to a GitHub repository. There will be helpful tutorials for using GitHub posted on our discord server.

Submit your GitHub repository link, a demo video of your working program, and any program details to Devpost by following instructions posted there. Make sure to add your teammates!

Hackathon Sponsors


$1,000 in prizes

Grand Prize

Best in Division: Middle School

Best in Division: High School

Machine Learning Award

Game Design Award

Most InspirEd Hack

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Rachel Hu

Rachel Hu
Mission InspirEd Director

Mina Jo
Mission InspirEd Lead

Fedor Yaremenko

Fedor Yaremenko
Senior Software Engineer

David Medvedik

David Medvedik
Principal Software Engineer

Smaranjit Ghose

Smaranjit Ghose
Computer Vision Researcher

Jimmy Chan

Jimmy Chan
CEO & Co-founder, Dropbase

Ayazhan Zhakhan

Ayazhan Zhakhan
Co-founder & CEO, Dropbase

Uladzislau Baryshchyk

Uladzislau Baryshchyk
Software Engineer

Judging Criteria

  • User Interface
  • Functionality
  • Overall Impression

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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